GEOG 145 - Introduction to International Studies
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Geography (GEOG)
Department: College of Literature, Science & the Arts
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other Course Info:
Meets the geography requirement for public teacher certification in the School of Education.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This is the introductory core course for the International Studies major at the University of Michigan. The course explores human rights, human development and human security in historical and comparative perspective using multiple disciplinary approaches. The curriculum is divided into six modules that cover:

  • globalization;
  • international relations and organizations;
  • human rights and humanitarianism;
  • global environment and health;
  • human development; and
  • culture and identity.

Honors:
Students in the Honors section of INTLSTD 101 will have discussions with the primary instructor for the course. These discussions will address special topics that build on material covered in lecture, and enable the students to explore key topics of international significance in more depth.

Students in the Honors section will also write a longer paper and make one short presentation to their group.

Course Requirements:

Quizzes on module readings, two mid-terms, one paper, and class participation/active engagement in discussion sections.

Intended Audience:

Students interested in international issues; especially those planning to pursue the International Studies major or minor.

Class Format:

Course is divided into six modules that vary in length and consist of both lectures and discussion section meetings. Guest lectures are also included.

GEOG 145 - Introduction to International Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
20459
Open
2
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Please note that there is not a time conflict between discussion and lecture. The discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Fall 2018 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Fall 2018 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
002 (DIS)
P
20460
Open
1
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Fall 2018 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. Dates will be noted on the Fall 2018 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
003 (DIS)
P
20461
Closed
0
19LSA Hnrs
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Th 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Please note that there is not a time conflict between discussion and lecture. The discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Fall 2018 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Fall 2018 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
004 (DIS)
P
20462
Closed
0
 
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Th 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Fall 2018 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. Dates will be noted on the Fall 2018 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
005 (DIS)
P
20463
Closed
0
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Fall 2018 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. Dates will be noted on the Fall 2018 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
006 (DIS)
P
20464
Closed
0
 
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F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Fall 2018 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. Dates will be noted on the Fall 2018 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
007 (DIS)
P
20465
Closed
0
 
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F 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Fall 2018 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. Dates will be noted on the Fall 2018 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
008 (DIS)
P
20488
Closed
0
 
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Th 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Note: Please note that there is not a time conflict between discussion and lecture. The discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Fall 2018 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. On days when discussion is held, lecture will not be. Dates will be noted on the Fall 2018 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
009 (DIS)
P
21186
Closed
0
 
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F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Fall 2018 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. Dates will be noted on the Fall 2018 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
010 (DIS)
P
21187
Open
1
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Fall 2018 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. Dates will be noted on the Fall 2018 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
011 (DIS)
P
21188
Open
1
24Y1
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Th 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Note: Please note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Fall 2018 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. Dates will be noted on the Fall 2018 syllabus. Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
012 (DIS)
P
21524
Closed
0
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: This section is reserved for Honors students only. Also, note that the discussion sections for this class will meet approximately 8 times during the Fall 2018 term, instead of the Thursday lecture. Dates will be noted on the Fall 2018 syllabus.Questions regarding this class should be directed to is-advising@umich.edu.
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ISBN: 9781516545216
International Studies: Perspectives on a Rapidly Changing World, Author: Greta Uehling, Publisher: Cognella SECOND 2018
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